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How can I travel to the "Eye of the Sahara"? Are there tours? Can I self-guide?

The Richat Structure, or "Eye of the Sahara", only just appeared on my travel radar. It's new to me - and in an exciting part of Africa - Mauritania. What I'm lacking information on is how one could ...
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How to find people to do long hikes?

I'm hoping to do the summit climb at Gunung Mulu National Park. Unfortunately, a guide is required, and there's a 3-person minimum. Since only 30-40 people do this climb every year, just showing up at ...
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Are there self-guided tours in Boston/Harvard?

We're heading to Boston in December, when all (?) of the walking tours are on hiatus over winter. Are there any good self-guided tours of Boston or Harvard, especially with a focus on architecture ...
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Self Guided Northern Lights Tour

I'm going to Iceland this December with the hopes of catching the Northern Lights. We were considering doing a tour, but we were considering renting a car and drive around hunting for them ourselves. ...
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Is 16 days enough to self-drive the whole Iceland ring road in September, and fit in activities? [closed]

I've booked a trip to Iceland for the 9th to the 25th September. It's me and my boyfriend and we're renting a campervan to drive around the island. I've been using a website called Sygic Travel to try ...
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Toyama bay firefly squids

We're planing a trip to Japan next year, and wanted to include the firefly squids of Toyama bay too. My problem is that I can't find any more information about the location/timing/possibilities ...
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Are there any websites with lists of self-guided themed tours?

I'm planning a tour of the Anglo-Boer battlegrounds (e.g. Magersfontein) and significant sites (e.g. where Winston Churchill was captured) in South Africa. I'm getting all the locations and ...
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Is it possible to catch a bus (or a jeep) from Bar Funivia to Torre del Filosofo (Etna)?

I am wondering if it's possible to get a jeep/bus from Bar Funivia to Torre del Filosofo if you are not booking a private tour? It looks like this is the fastest way to reach Torre del Filosofo, but I ...
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What is the best self-guided itinerary for an 8-day trip to Scotland in April? [closed]

We're trying to plan a budget-minded trek to Scotland in April during school holiday and are wondering if we should simply rent a car and try our luck at B&B's or go the pre-planned route.
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